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July 17, 2015

An incident

Run along then in your little box.The one you created.And set about lining with velvet on the inside. Iron on the outside.That deep, un-penetrable wall. And a raindrop gets in.Eases in.Teases itself in.Worms itself into your ear.Lodges in your brain.Grows till it fills your every waking hour.And screams at night.So […]
July 8, 2015

“ the detective is searching and searching and searching, and the culprit is him. ”

So by now you must have seen True Detective, season 1 and the episodes of season 2 out already. Today I read a piece about it’s writer & creator – Nic Pizzolatto. I read it all in one go, this long article. And at the end of it all I […]
July 7, 2015

That hundred year old feeling

Over the past few weeks I have found that I am very tired.Really tired.Bone weary, drop dead tired. Like a meteor slammed into me. It’s one of the following reasons1) The final, final (final I hope) re-edit of Many Lives kicked me in2) The writing of The First Life of […]
June 26, 2015

Finding one new reader a day

This is where I realise it’s about- Staying in the race for the long run. Finding one new reader a day Those who get you Who read you Who see what you can see Who also see what you don’t see This is my new life Coming Soon – The FIRST […]
May 30, 2015

Should I keep my characters at a distance?

When I write more blog posts than prose for my next novel, I know it’s my way of taking a breather before plunging into the guts of my next book. It also normally means this is the time I question a lot of fundamental things. Like why I write and […]